COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 26, 2017) - Colorado State University-Pueblo sophomore Courtney Ewing (Pueblo West, Colo.) was honored as Academic All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference First Team Wednesday, in a release from the league office. Sophomore Jolene Kam (Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia) was named to the honor roll.
To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must carry a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (GPA) and must have been an active student at the institution for at least two consecutive semesters or three consecutive quarters.
All student-athletes that meet those requirements, but were not voted first team by the league's sports information directors, automatically qualify for the honor roll.
Ewing owns a 3.97 GPA in biology and recorded a 80.28 stroke average as the Pack's No. 2 golfer this season. She finished T-15th at the RMAC Championships (April 24-25) after a 78-83--161 (+17). She posted two top five finishes this season, as she was T-3rd at the Farmers Insurance Sam Proal Invitational (Sept. 5-6) with a +8 152 and was third at the Pack Spring Invite (March 27-28) with a +8 152. Ewing played in all 10 tournaments and carded a season-low round of 74 March 28.
Kam carries a 3.8 GPA in pre-business and finished the season with a 80.0 stroke average. She earned medalist honors at the RMAC Championships (April 24-25), as she finished tied for fifth with a 77-76--153 (+9). She wrapped the season with five top 25 finishes and two top 10's. In addition to her performance at the league championships, Kam finished tied for eighth at the Pack Spring Invite (March 27-28) with a 79-86--165 (+21). She played in all 10 tournaments and posted a low round of 75 at Farmers Insurance Sam Proal Invitational Sept. 6.
The ThunderWolves finished second at the RMAC Championships and won one tournament in 2016-17, the Pack Spring Invite (March 27-28). Senior Jacquelyn Porman (Gilbert, Ariz.) became the fourth CSU-Pueblo player in the last six years to win the RMAC Championship.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.